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CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
defense relations. and let me in particular welcome you to csis' new home here at 1616 rhode island avenue. i'm kathleen hicks, henry a. kissinger chair and director of the international security program here at csis, and i'm very pleased to have the honor of introducing today's guest speaker, and this is the chief of defense staff of canada, general lawson. he's had a long and distinguished career serving in his current position since october 2012. prior to his most recent promotion, he served as deputy commander at norad which is at peterson air force base this colorado, so he is no stranger to the importance of u.s./canadian defense cooperation. he has also held such distinguished positions as assistant chief of the air staff and commandant of the royal military college in kingston. he led the stand up of the strategic joint staff and has served as command oring officer -- commanding officer of 412 squadron based in ottawa. general lawson graduated from the military college of canada with a bachelor of science degree as well as a master of science in the electrical can engineering and w
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
to the senate floor today to update members on the status of the national defense authorization act for fiscal year 2014. before the break, we spent a week on the senate floor trying to bring more amendments up and to have them debated and voted on, but we were unable to do so. we tried to reach agreement to limit consideration to defense-related amendments, but we were unable to do that. we trade to get consent to vote on two sexual assault amendmen s that had been fully debated but we could not get that accident. -- get that consent. we tried to get consent to lock in additional votes but we were unable to do so. at this point, mr. president, the house of representatives will be adjourning for the year at the end of this week. and there is simply no way that we can debate and vote on those amendments to the pending bill, to get cloture, to pass the bill, to go to conference with the house, to get a conference report written and to have it adopted by the house of representatives all before the house goes out of session this friday. there just simply is no way that all of those events can take
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
thing completely likely to get through it is a new defense authorization act. there will be a lot of interesting debates to watch on that to see what gets included. one thing we will watch is to see whether any legislation sanctioning iran is added to the bill. the administration is doing everything it can to prevent congress from doing that, but a lot of members are still interested in adding sanctions, sending signals they are not interested in the deal obama wants to sign onto. also the farm bill. negotiators are trying to reach an agreement. if they cannot get a deal, they will have to at least extend existing spending so that is something that can be done. the senate is here for an extra week. they will look at a lot of nominations, particularly after the filibuster changes that democrats rammed through a few weeks ago. among the big nominees to watch for are the new chairwoman of the federal reserve, janet yellen. host: a number of articles in the last couple of weeks have suggested that this is the most unproductive covers ever. why has this year been so hard to get into an
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
like an army and act like an army but not a real army and they are from japan self-defense exercise earlier this year. under japan constitution they can only fire to defend themselves. with japan's larger neighbor china asserting itself international questions are asked if japan should rethink the role of its armed forces. and china's declaration this week of an air defense zone over the east china sea is making that discussion all the more urgent. japan's prime minister has been pushing nps all year to change the constitution. long-term defense guidelines will be introduced in december and a national security council will meet for the first time after joe biden's visit. some hope his visit will herald a new stage in japan's relationship with the u.s. especially since china's announcement of the air defense zone. >> translator: the united states took action against the behavior and could make our relationship closer and might help the kind of relationship that is fit for true allies. >> reporter: the timing of the visit really could not have come at a more opportune for tokyo and
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 8:30pm PST
to china since it declared a controversial air defense identification sound bite until a china's resident. washington is deeply concerned about the move. i didn't that she did in beijing on wednesday the us government official said biden told she had washington does not recognize the sound and is looking to china to take steps to reduce tensions. i don't know when it demanded that china had retracted to enroll to take what he called defensive measures against aircraft refusing to obey chinese instructions. he also urged china to establish hot lines with japan and other neighboring countries to avoid any unintended conscious. she would put explain china's position on the sound and the brown with japan over territorial claims in the east china sea. if it shows that the us government will be closely watching china's response in the coming days and weeks. i was on a six day tour of japan china and south korea on tuesday he agreed that japan's prime minister seems ill on that. they won't tolerate china's attempt to unilaterally change the status quo. foreign diplomats around the world continue
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
much for joining us. >>> now south korea has announced an expansion of the air defense zone overlapping a similar area recently declared by beijing. the expanded air space takes in two islands and other disputed territorie territories. we have more from seoul. >> reporter: south korea's announcement may be about invisible lines in the air, but they're over disputed areas of land and see. this is a submerged rocky reef with a scientific research station and under its very obvious de facto control. these strategic waters and rocks are claimed by beijing and seoul as part of the exclusive economic zones. now south korea has asserted its right in the air above. >> translator: the new korean air space defense identification zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight information region, which does not overlap with neighboring countries. this zone increases air space over the waters. >> reporter: seoul's move is two weeks after china's surprise extension of the air defense identification zone encroaching on those of south korea and japan. the new korean zone extending deepe
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
kishida. they discussed a new strategy to be completed by the end of the year and china's new air defense identification zone over the east china sea. >> translator: we, frankly, exchanged views on national security. it was a fruitful meeting. >> earlier, abe said the council will share information with foreign governments. >> translator: the nsc is an organization to protect the people of japan. for that purpose, it is important for the council to exchange intelligence and information with nscs of other countries and properly deal with various issues. >> chief cabinet secretary suga said the core members will meet twice a month. they will take command in the policy making on defense and diplomacy. >>> following the developments, joining us now in the studio. why did prime minister abe push to establish the national security council at this time? >> well, the nsc is supposed to help the government deal quickly with diplomatic and security challenges. for example, if a country were to threaten japan, the nsc would, in principle, help the administration take more coordinated action. prime m
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
're not a real army. these troops are from japan's self defense force. under japan's constitution they can only fire to defend themselves. with japan's larger neighbor china asserting itself additionally, though, questions are being asked whether japan should rethink the role of its armed forces. and china's declaration this week of an air defense zone over the east china sea is making that discussion all the more urgent. japan's hawkish prime minister shinzo abe has been pushing mps all year to change the passivist constitution, and a national security council will meet for the first time after joe biden's visit. some hope biden's visit will herald a new stage of japan's relationship with the usa especially after china's announcement of an air defense zone. >> the united states took firm action against china's reckless behavior. it might help the relationship that is fit for true allies. >> it could not come at a more opportune time. some observers say china is forcing a transition in the region's power balance. one that has existed since the end of world war ii. >> until recently china didn't
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
news hour live from london. coming up, dozens killed in an attack on the defense ministry in yemen. >> a call for stability from tie land's king on his 86th burt day. >> claims the u.s. government gathers 5 billion records a day on mobile phone locations. >> the united nations secure council is due to vote this hour on how to deal with the escalating crisis in the central african republic. heavy fighting has broken out in the capital between muslim fighters and christians who support the ousted president. aljazeera has seen at least 25 bodies inside hospital. when rebels took over, they plunged into this situation. >> the forces say they are very much in control of the capital now and they are spaced just outside the main hospital here where the injured and dead are brought. the fighters have told us that more than a thousand militia, the vigilantes, mainly christian militia carried out the attacks this morning have been killed or run away. let's just take a look inside the hospital. you can see the injured people who are being, many mainly by doctors without borders. we have seen
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
that the two sisters frondly used saatchi credit cards. charles saatchi was asked questions by the defense from e-mails he sent to lawson in october. in that e-mail he writes of her daily drug use, and he says that he allowed the sisters to spend as they liked. he explained to the court at the time he wrote that e-mail, he was very upset, distraught, heartbroken over the breakdown of their marriage. he was simply speculating to the sisters' defense saying that nigella lawson to his knowledge has never used drugs. we have yet to hear from nigella lawson. she's never responded to any of these allegations. she's expected to testify later today, zoraida. >> what a mess. you started out saying this is a p.r. nightmare for nigella. once this trial is over, what's next for her? >> reporter: well, once the trial is over, she is expected to appear during the second season of the abc show "the taste." there also has been media reports of a planned tell-all interview to oprah. but her spokesperson tells me that is simply not going to happen. still remains to be seen the long-term effects of some of the al
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
. experienced players defensive midfield of attacking talent guaranteed of impressive road to the finals. six water with every feature to the first leg of the playoff showdown has potential. ivory coast failed to give us the first round of the last two world cups. the grand roles to help them with the team are either outright favourite for a month leaving picks up the last five african nations cup tournaments. this is the last chance for many of the team and they'll be determined to show what they are the top right country from the continent the african side with the most appearances of the world cup finals following their qualification for brazil. sevens world cup but for some divisions among players for performances of plagues the team for the last four years of successful qualifying campaign may be the start of things going right. nigeria with the first african team to qualify of a youthful side will be looking to reach the knockout stages for the first time since france twenty eight systems team selection has lived nigeria to show steady growth over the last two months their friendly agai
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
of russian mi-17 helicopters, to support afghan troops, bypassing u.s. manufacturers. the defense department signed the deal more than two years ago and pentagon officials defended the move, citing a 2010 top secret study, which they said recommended the russian helicopter as the top choice. but the associated press has obtained excerpts of the study, which said the u.s. manufactured chinook helicopter was the, quote, most cost effective single platform type fleet for the afghan air force over a 20-year period. the russian deal sparking outrage in congress, as lawmakers pressed officials during defense department budget hearings in april. >> with all the tens of billions of dollars we put into afghanistan, this is a tough one to justify. >> reporter: the defense department says the afghan military already trains and uses the russian chopper, while the u.s. chinook would require retraining afghan forces. >> we are trying to provide them as much capability as possible, so that they can, in fact, take responsibility for security. >> reporter: a pentagon spokesman tells abc news the russian heli
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
and japan, south korea is expanding its air defense zone to include airspace over the east china sea. beijing and tokyo have already claimed that space as its own. it comes two weeks after it controlled the airspace over a string of islands that both japan and china claim as its own territory. >>> a multi-engine salute for actor paul walker. thousands of fans turned up at the california crash site where the "fast & furious" star lost his life. fans and friends alike showing up, driving high end performance vehicles in honor of the two men who were both car enthusiasts. >>> a bit of a k-9 crime streevenlth cato from south carolina got off his leash and headed straight to the dollar store. he got in not once, twice, soon after items were missing, conveniently pig ears, beef bones, dog treats. he took his lifted items and buried them monita. he greeted the officers which kess. >> is he going to serve jail time? >> i think he got a little private time to think about his crime in the dog house. >> right. >>> oh, will is chris dancing away. how beautiful. look at that tribute. >> reporter:
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
that both parties want to avoid if they can. to reduce it, republicans want to cut the defense cuts from $17 billion in the plan down to just $3 billion next year while democrats want to restore some medical research money and some money for about $38 billion in additional spending over that 8967 figure you see -- 967 figure you see at the top, most of it with cuts to health care and as well as the sale of some broadcast spectrum. jenna? jenna: now that we can all look forward to friday the 13th, carl, what are the chances that a deal will actually be passed before the break? >> reporter: well, their deadline revealed is friday the 13th. if you look at the calendar, there are five weeks before january 15th when the government will shut down if it's not properly funded. the senate's still on thanksgiving break from last week or a week and a half ago, and in the four weeks, five weeks that are there, take out holidays and weekends, and there's really only five days, five days when the senate and house are simultaneously in the capitol to craft these deals. the funding of the government's not t
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
to diffuse attention. they announce an air defense zone, the u.s. saying a unilateral move that could lead to a wider conflict between these two economic power houses. biden will have to walk a tight rope in pressuring the chinese to dial back some of the rhetoric but also can't push too far. it's unlikely they'll go away from this zone, which they announced around two weeks ago. michaela? >> david, important meetings to be sure. thank you. the white house is prepared to negotiate a limited nuclear enrichment program for iran as long as the country holds up to its end of an international deal to curtail it's nuclear capabilities under rigorous global monitoring. the white house cautioned the program applies only to the nation's peaceful energy needs. the statement comes days after iranian president hassan rouhani announced to plan to go ahead with the program. >>> witnesses say a pair crashed into one another, about 300 feet up, collapsing their parachutes and sending them plummeting to the ground. a third skydiver was injured but there's no word about the exact type of injuries sustained.
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
in israel's security. what the israeli defense force has become. when will israel feel secure enough so that it can make a kind of agreement so that it state ensure a two- solution? many are arguing now that that idea is slipping away. because of the demographics, and other factors. >> it is a very, dated issue. when you ask me when will israel , a statement by golda mehr comes to mind when she said, we will forgive you for killing our children. we will never forgive you for forcing us to kill years. -- forcing us to kill yours. say, israeling to is reaching out for peace. not because there is a big love between the arabs and the jews, but because it is in israel's interest. like prime minister netanyahu understand that. against many in his own party he said, two states for two people. in thee devil is details, but in the name of the government of israel benjamin netanyahu made that statement. >> the present secretary of state, the present president, the former president bill clinton, former secretary of state hillary clinton, and most americans in the leadership, settlements,that incre
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
? >> that is largely driven by defensive space side, spending is down, u.s. down and down.e and they have decided the growth is in airbus and they need do you have the says side. that is what is being discussed. job cuts in the thousands. we don't know how many but it is essentially trying to put the a scale thatess on the budgets can support. how much are we talking about? i love to give me numbers about people cut. >> it is quit significant. ou have to keep in mind the eads is cutting jobs. lockheed martin has announced cuts and eads hasn't done that the defense side. it is harder in europe and it is chance to do this. i think they will try to do it in one bite. > and we should hear announcements the next phenomena hours? >> latered it. very much.u boeing's plane that looks ike the 737 is a hill advanced mechanical tiilitary aircraft. the u.s. navy deployed several to the japan to increase presence around the disputed islands. deployment for the aircraft which has been in development for nearly a decade. is a look at the game the ing capabilities of p-8. >> in 20 minutes it is "surveillance"
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
advertising category. it's for a company called daniel defense. it ran this commercial last year regionally in atlanta. you won't see it this year at the super bowl. i wonder why. watch. >> in my family safety is my highest priority. i am responsible for their protection. and no one has the right to tell me how to defend them. so i've chosen the most effective tool for the job. >> daniel defense. defending your nation, defending your home. >> that gun is in the spot and that print u about it's nowhere else. but that is their logo. >> what they have offered is said we'll get rid of the gun and just put an american flag instead. >> has that been accepted? >> no. still won't go for that. >> it's not fox turning it down. it's fox in the nfl has told to us turn it down. >> according to a statement from fox, the daniel defense quote here, unfortunately we can not accept your commercial in football super bowl spots due to the rules. the nfl itself set into place for your company's category. so certainly they feel like they're tied behind their back. but these regulations are preventing this commer
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 12:30pm EST
that help people start and paint hives. and jennifer, the senior scientist with the defense council and she focuses on chemical policy examinations reg layings, and wally thermon, a professor of economics in the north carolina state university. welcome everyone to "the stream." and jennifer, this is something that you look at day in and day out and you provide testimony and scientific briefs to congress on these issues, and where do things stand for bee populations right now? how bad is it? >> it's very serious. and in fact, we can't overstate how serious it is. i'm getting a lot of feedback, an echo. one-third of the food that we eat comes from bees and requires pollination from bees, and our fruits, like tree fruits, and pumpkins, and blueberries and a lot of nuts, and so literally one in three bites of food is relying on pollinators, and already, we don't have enough native bees to pollinate our crops, and now we're seeing a decline in the commercial bees. >> larry, you're involved in much larger issues. what killed the hives, and what do you suspect is taking them out? >> there are nume
LINKTV
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
's get another check of the markets. >>> u.s. defense officials are preparing to dispatch a ship to help destroy syria's chemical weapons. they say they plan to test their system next month. officials from the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons and the united nations are overseeing the destruction of the weapons. they intend to dispose more than 1,000 tons of chemical agents by the middle of next year. they plan to transport the most hazardous substances out of the country by the end of this month to destroy them at sea. pentagon officials say two chemical processing units are being installed on the transport vessel. they say the operation to turn the stockpile into low-level hazardous waste will take up to 90 days. they say it's a proven technology and poses little danger. >>> residents of cities across northeastern japan have seen crews working to rebuild their neighborhoods, even if they complain about the pace of reconstruction. some people who live in smaller communities say they can't get the help they need. so one group of architects has stepped in to change what
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
in fraudulent charges. as proof defense lawyers brought up an e-mail from lawson's ex, millionaire art dealer. in it he called her -- he accused her of being off her head on drugs. lawson says her ex-husband's e- mail was part of a bullying campaign to clear his name. he was vilified in the press this summer after he was photographed allegedly choking her. they divorced months later. the best selling author is worried the drug claims may have damaged her reputation. while her assistants are in court for fraud, she says that she's the one on trial in the world's press. al nonso van marsh, cbs news, london. >> the judge in the trial for law -- warned lawson that any of her testimony could implicate her in a criminal offense and that she could decline to answer any questions. >>> marine experts are trying to figure out what's causing whales to beach along florida's southwest coast off everglades national park. the pod of 30 to 40 pilot whales is swimming in shallow water less than a mile off the shoreline. the whales are a deep water animal commonly found in the gulf of mexico. some of the whale
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am PST
is voicing the u.s.'s deep concern over china's null declared defense zone over the east china sea. the vice president telling the leader the u.s. will not recognize that zone. >> china's recent and sudden announcement of the establishment of new air defense identification zone has, to state the obvious, caused significant apprehension in the region. i was very direct about our firm position and our expectations in my conversations with president ji. >> both japan and china claim to have sovereignty over that disputed region. >>> according to documents from nsa leaker edward snowden the agency is gathering close to 5 billion records every day on the whereabouts of cell phones worldwide. that means the nsa can track the movements of individuals and map their relationships as well. the agency's database can reportedly store information about hundreds of millions of devices. >>> president obama is turning his attention no to income and equality. he says the federal deficit is under control and doesn't present a serious threat to the economy but he says the gap between the rich and the poor is a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
in controversy. >> this is the first time, u.s. secretary of defense chuck hagel came for talks with noa sharif. including the u.s. raid in which osama bin laden was captured and killed. >> this is not a one off trip. this is part of a series of high level meetings between washington and islamabad, secretary kerry was here previously and the fact that these high level officials are going and coming means that both countries give this relationship a great deal of importance. >> that's clearly the case. but equally clear is how the u.s.'s drone program remains a divisive issue. in a statement from sharif's office, what h he considered the program counterproductive to efforts to combat terrorism and extremism. hagel's visit takes place during protests of antidrone activists. 92nd cargo leaving afghanistan through pakistan. sharif's government opposes the drone program. >> they create a lot of anger and therefore put a lot of pressure on the government which in turn puts pressure on washington. >> hagel is the first high ranking u.s. official to meet general ruhil sharif. discussing the defense rel
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
this website. the department of defense spent a billion dollars on a website that after ten years they concluded didn't work. they called it a disaster. there's no accountability for this. in the private sector, this would cost $50 million, that is less than one tenth of what your viewers paid for this website that doesn't work. >> what do you do tomorrow on a new contract? >> better bidding? stop rewarding -- >> they don't care. they're signing off. >> on political donors. there are a number of remedies congress has at its disposal. we had a hearing on some of them yesterday. but the ultimate remedy is elections. and my fear is that we've come to expect so little from government that we're really not surprised that something doesn't work and we're not surprised that it comes in over budge ibu. if we don't get that fixed, we're not going to make it as a republic. >> nice to see you. >>> coming up, rudy giuliani. and can you hash it out with us. who do you think should be held accountable for the disastrous obama care rollout tweet us. >>> get ready to speed read your way through t
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
? a defense department watchdog group is reopening to find out. they spent $34 million on the 64,000 square foot building despite warnings it wasn't needed. inspector general for afghanistan reconstruction said he has no choice but to restart his inquiry after defense officials did not address his initial concerns last summer. >>> the latest push in the terms of alternative energy and it is hurting the nation's most patriotic bird. diane macedo joins us now with the latest. >> it is against the law to kill a bald or golden eagle in the united states but not if you are an alternative energy company. they are moving toward finalizing a rule that would give alternative energy farms a 30 year pass for killing those protected birds. the rule extends to current five year permits that allow them to foregg for unintentionally killing the eagles which leads up to $5,000 and two years in prison. it prosecuted the first case against an energy company for a bird death. duke energy pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1 million for killing 14 golden eagles that got stuck in the wind turbines over three yea
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
the israeli defense force has become. when will israel still secure enough so that it can make a kind of agreement so that it would ensure a two-state solution because many are arguing now that that ideal is slipping away because of demographics and other factors. >> it really is a very complicated issue. and when you ask me when will israel feel secure. you know, a statement by golda meier comes to mind when she said we will forgive you for killing our children. we will never forgive you for forcing us to kill yours. what i am trying to say to you is that israel has its hands outreaching for peace. not because there's a big love between the arabs and the jews but because it's in israel's interest. and even hawks like prime minister netanyahu understands that, took it to heart, and against many in his own party it came out and said two states for two people. now the devil is in the details but in the name of the government of israel benjamin netanyahu -- >> rose: the president of the information the former president bill clinton the former secretary of state hillary clinton and mos
KRON
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
pieces of their defense have come together here towards the end of the season, they say they understand how big that game is next week and that they will be ready to go. reporting on the field, in candlestick park, kron4 news. >> jason will be back with more m of sports in the newscast. >>> with the golden gate in the back drop a few thousand folks got to play santa today. about 2500 people took part in the run wild 5 k and runners brought new or gently used toys to donate to the san francisco firefighters toy program, which brings toys to kids in need over the holidays. those who participated also ran in santa hats feeling a little like st. nicaragua. >> i think it makes you happy and will make their christmas, it gives them a lot of joy and there's a lot of people really in need. >> [inaudible]. >> oh, yeah it's really fun. absolutely. >> kron4 was a race sponsor and as a result of the run organizers expect to fill two fire trucks full of toys. >>> well, vickie did you see lots of blue skies today around the bay area with temperatures that were really nice getting up into the upper 60
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am EST
's role and authority, show you a portion of the defense department briefing from yesterday with remarks from defense secretary chuck hagel and joint chiefs chair general martin dempsey on pentagon spending cuts. >> all these decisions will not only result in a smaller and flatter osd but one that i believe will be better prepared for serious and complex 21st century security challenges that we face as a department and as a nation. and is constrained budget environment, we will continue to look for ways to reduce overhead, improve efficiency and maximize combat power. but we must do so in a deliberate manner after careful consideration of how best to ensure this department is able to carry out its mission of defending the nation. most of the reduction in osd staff that i've announce today will occur through process of natural attrition in order to minimize the impact on workforce. if the department is forced to take this deep sequestration cuts on the order of $500 billion over the next 10 years, we may need to include additional reductions. as i said before, sequestration is irresponsib
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
australia is a aaa rated currency. so there are defensive sectors affecting the aussie. so the china affect is affecting in terms of trade side of on things. at the same time, you have flows supporting the aussie. so you have over the next few months debt coming into play and some interest in terms of flows into the aussie asset prices. so it may stay up around these levels, about 92, 93, unless we see major policy shifts going forward. >> let's talk about the yen. we're at six-month highs against the dollar. there's now talk that we might get another stimulus package out of japan. reuters is talking about this. what target have you got for dollar/yen? >> for the end of the your, we were initially targeting 105. towards 100, 105 towards the early part of next year. and end of the year, closer to the 105 levels. end of 2014 towards the 110 level. so if the policies of stimulus announcement comes out, i think the levels might start to sort of rise a bit earlier than expected. so essentially, the trajectory for dollar/yen is an upward trajectory. it's the target levels that need to be shifted.
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
that needs to be done. the majority leader knows that will be our position. do not see the defense authorization bill. i am hopeful the senate will move on that intelligence authorization. the senate has passed comprehensive immigration reform will. we are very disappointed on this side of the aisle that the senate bill has not been put on the floor. our bill or one of the four bills out of committee. it was supported by the republican party and the judiciary committee. they have not been brought to the floor. we believe immigration reform is a critically important action for the congress to take. we hope anyone of those options would be brought to the table. the senate has passed in a bipartisan way the end of discrimination in employment. we talk about jobs. we talk about economic opportunity. passed that bill. that is not on the agenda either. i noticed we do have an extension bill that has been specifically reference. we will get to a debate on that next week. we have a suspension bill we have been urging that is reported out of committee that passed by 350 votes. it simply say
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
as you turn to me and say, take my breath away. martha: there we go. defense secretary chuck hagel has a former top gun as his new wingman. christine fox will take over as acting deputy defense secretary starting today. she was reportedly the inspiration for the kelly mcgillis character in top gun back in 1986. she helped the navy develop tactics for defending aircraft carriers and instructed some of the young, hot shot pilots, but she says she was never romantically involved with any of those pilots, for the record. that is very interesting. and we are having a debate here about whether orรง not top gun s a good movie, is a bad movie or is a good bad movie which is its own very special category. bill: so is it a, b or c? martha: i think it's a good bad movie. you can't help yourself. if it's on, you're going to want to watch it -- bill: cheese factor was pretty high though. give me that, right? [laughter] martha: it's not often that bill calls out the cheese factor, but he did. bill: police in mexico recovering a stolen truck packed with radioactive medical equipment after a gunman s
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
as the us vice president voiced opposition to china's new and defense and above disputed islands in the east china sea after meeting with china's president seeking painters i mention that these tensions to most open looks the meetings with officials went first on the agenda after two by untouched and increasing us vice president of them to fit the witness of christ eat or to the american embassy. i can for us the future he says shaw. they are for the leaders. call it the only way you make the remainder of the great wall was all a statement that could be read as the scientists went to china during the trip to normandy expected to be tense. coming as it doesn't mean just on schools by china's new light and air defense only seen a difference for balkan said insert your trip to tokyo by consent the us was deeply concerned by the move and he reaffirmed washington's commitment to keep current. a difficult juggling act for biden to me and politeness one eight in beijing discussion with president xi team came centered on the future of u s china relations. president she said the world's two largest e
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
the defense doesn't pay tribute to mandela of the flats were at house mouse and we use the giant pictures of mandela inside the abc palace which sadly never happened before for a foreign leader. and so there was a lot of emotion but vivian that this since this was really something that was not expected and by the french authorities that so carefully prepare for this major major summits. thanks for that marc perlman their reporting from the summit. she and a day a week and there. oh we do not have mentioned and a renault hoped to restore that the connection with the man in a moment. the softer any what's also been interesting is that some of the discussion in the bin we've been speaking to the two delegations to be there is this friday so that some of the discussion has been. about what mandela means it has been the historical. it's like going out. what happened in the past you suddenly realize that with the passing nelson mandela that. it's also time for reflection on how the world has changed since the era of apartheid and since that era because we are it's that the us. he would do was a
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am PST
on offensive, when to go on defensive, when to negotiate. >> the basic principles of boxing as a sport, you must even before you actually put on the gloves, you must be taught the basic rules of the game, and to be able to advance, to go forward, you can put out your enemy, your opponent, you must do so. but when, in fighting, your rival is superior, you stay out and you keep him away, and you sit around, you concentrate on the punches and wear him down and you have to stand to your enemy even before you go to the ring, but even more important, study him in the ring, and don't take things for granted. >> rose: and don't take your eyes off of where his hand are? >> well, absolutely, you must concentrate. so what i said are the basic rules of the sport, of course, they are it is basic rule of the military and so on. >> rose: and so, therefore, what is your posture now in terms of offensive, defensive? you obviously defeated your opponent or are you in the 13th round or the 14th round, where are you using the boxing metaphor? >> no. we are negotiating and when you are negotiating, in regard to
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am EST
with the chinese president. he wants to discuss tensions over an air defense zone in the east china sea. japan has its own zones to protect its claim to strategicically important islands. the port of hamburg has listen closed as german and danish residents cope with a strong north sea storm. london also closed the gates it is a storm passed through the british islands. 100,000 are without power. well wishers are mourning the death of nelson mandela. he died yesterday at 95. david cameron spoke about the freedom fighter late last night. >> one of the brightest lights in our world has gone out. nelson mandela was not just a hero of our time, but a hero of all time. >> well, nelson mandela served for five years as south africa's first black president after his african national congress party helped end apartheid in 1994. here is a look at his legacy. >> a free man taking his first steps into a new south africa. >> from prisoner to president. nelson mandela's 1990 release from jail signaled the end of apartheid. he would go on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> i nel
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
cyclical groups, the telecomes, health care, defensive groups. we're up right across the board, folks. it's been a very strong rally right at the open but not strong inform a mr. one guy said it threads the needle perfectly. people putting together a list of what the skmik news looks like this week. here's a look for the bulls, gdp numbers very strong overall. auto sales, over 16 million, the highest in six years here. october home sales were the highest since june 2008. highest in manufacturing, highest in two and a half years and cyber sales were up 20% on monday. >> we talked about the lower, disappointing numbers this week. earlier home sales reports were disappointing. retail reports have been generally disappointing this week. it's not unequivocal. if you throw in a budget deal, you can make the argument that the more defensive names have been the lagard group so far on the month. the market is suggesting there is that this rily is so strong at the hope that there's not a lot of ep side room right now. and you trickle down throughout the day and end up only 20 points. i'm not saying
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
clinical concerns. we have air defense and id zones. will -- my guess is, for 2014, risk assets will continue to get a bid and we will see the markets go up. it will be a volatile and scary ride. is coming the horse up and you guys at j.p. morgan -- it is really quite contrary. healthy global economy. optimism in equities. select event fixed income. emerging market differentiation. it is your strategy. >> what you need to do when you have such a big district network is keep it tebow. but some acronyms and place a people remember. and i think it was mostly for me because it is easy for me. ultimately, it is about bird brains like myself. i think they are all relatively important. at the end of the day, what we are recommending is these markets and economies to john's point are improving and you have to continue to take that risk to step back into risk assets. >> we have the u.s., four months average of up to hundred thousand jobs, right? what about europe? demand is picking up in europe as well and that helps boost to the chinese export figures over the weekend. what does it look
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
scenario. in the defense authorization bill that has to be passed by the end of the year. i do not think they will be able to get sanctions in a definitive way of greed upon by the close of the year. they might be up to get a resolution about future sanctions. is not the only diplomatic challenge. there is afghanistan. chuck hagel on a recent trip. what are the sticking points to a bilateral agreement hawaii has an afghan president karzai signed off? there is still tension between the powers that be in the united states. >> it is quite troubling what we have seen in the past few weeks with karzai not willing to sign. we thought he was. -- it seems to be similar to what they were in iraq. not getting a sticking agreement. highlight deja vu. >> how bad is it? hagel would not meet with karzai? >> he snubbed karzai. karzai said he would not let -- you wantallow certain detainees released from guantanamo. he said he might be postponing signing an agreement until april. the u.s. is not ok. the end of they year. they need to start planning the troops will stay. joined me.ler good to see you. co
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
. but are strongly denied. >> told the u.k.'s home defense and committee, he was staggered by the information from the former nsa contractor, he denied the paper had damaged security, and insisted that there wasn't an editor on the planet who would have handled that information. >> i think it is important context. in the washington post, controversial identical decisions so this is not a rogue newspaper. it is serious newspaper whose have had long experiences with national security. >> after making comments apparently comparing yo yachts to nazis. the veteran star has been talking about racism and holding back the united states. and reported him to the authorities. he is now himself being investigated for inciting racial hatred. a huge pile up on a motor way in western belgium. one person was killed in the crash, and another 54 were injuries. we have known for a long time that men and women were just blaine different, but now scientists from the u.s. and u.k. say they know why, because our brains are wired differently. these neurowires are a road map, changing how we process information and then r
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
of tidal surges. there were fears that flood defenses would not contain the held up. >> there is that combination of the investment in infrastructure, and then giving people warnings ahead of time. evacuationed coordinated by the police and local authorities. that team work has made all of the difference. ar part of the coast hasis escaped the worst of the surge, but it's not completely out of trouble yet. there is a surge expected again on friday night, and it could cause some limited damage in the area. this was the worst surge the eastern coast had experienced in 60 years. such incidence are rare in this region, but it's low enough to make many living here consider this home. >>> ukraine's president has arrived in russia for talks with vladimir putin. the pair have been discussing how to lay the foundations of a new strategic partnership. but once again people are on the streets of kiev. let's cross live to kiev and speak to our correspondent, tim friend. tim the people demonstrating there want the ukraine to have closer ties with europe rather than russia, so the
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 8:30am EST
on the annual legislation authorizing defense programs and debate and a roll call vote on a judicial nomination. >> representatives from iran and six world powers will meet in vienna this week for the next round of talks concerning iran's nuclear program. we'll have analysis of the ongoing negotiations at an event hosted by the center for strategic and international studies. speakers include former national security adviser brzezinski and new york times columnist tom friedman. cbs news "face the nation" anchor bob schieffer will moderate the event. that gets underway at 5:30 p.m. eastern over on c-span3. >> next, a look at the future of the republican party from political strategist and cnn contributor ana navarro. she talks about changes and demographics require the party to broaden its base with. she also comments on the current divisions within the party and who she thinks are the best potential candidates for winning back the white house in 2016. she spoke last month at a forum hosted by the new hampshire institute of politics at saint anselm college in manchester. this is a little over an
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
damage of tamils who was ousted from office last august defense minister gen until the time lcc picture of him all the churches which were attacked in the violent riots which accompanied more sees dismissal christians who make up about one tenth the region's population of eight to three million have long complained of white spray discrimination by the muslim majority. he did steve constitution which is expected to be put to referendum in december is called spin on the planned peaceful transition into the two parliamentary and presidential elections next year. up. syrian government helicopter stumped off explosives on the rebel held town near the northern city of london one in two separate attacks on but the kind since the poms makes them intended targets resulting in the deaths of at least fifty people. a report from the purchase price syrian of the tree making them relates strikes months we sometime on sunday near a bite to eat in the town of al cop killing at least twenty four people syrian state media said government forces killed ten weeks which is our latest on combat boots like to
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
defense in the country that the insolvent most domestic estate buying crap to reconnect to the collapse of the big three. unsalted protests on the streets have referendum on whether or not paid by the uk and in evidence license president at that pace down to which its citizens felt while on south ice and fell to eight quart of the population not quite the beating death to ease the people's pain. grandpa tasty bank he does and says that would kill people for causing the financial crash in the fast pace not many resting place before that my clients. thus the self control mclean my friends at the mother country that when i grow up get into but not great but have dealt with consultancy in completely different ways. grease a combined with the assistance of the eu on the imax and taste again spending cuts to deal with that. commenting on the as the recovery in sight that no will it be for quite some time. greece india protests here but if i need to stick to brussels. i am faced with a start date. my sin cannot be directly compared. this of course of the confines of the comments and into the p
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
. some of them. or are very defensive. we were just what to do so they were taking someone's force. this is. he said. firstly and some of them are or are these techniques to look in mind that made it. its components i sing with. it's simple ite is represented by what you and i know what the western world knows as the us. we changed into his call. the tide cheeks. that's the philosophy. the art. i teach more beans. traci. it's a thai boxing. we have. g the new york we had pt on fox so it's basically a martial art based on. a philosophy this dichotomy this nature overall the ruler who will i know that i am. the new wing will or will. i knew the land or welcome to the journal coming to life and dig out the winter wet and sarah harman and these are our top stories this hour should this continue for nelson mandela preparation to get underway. memorial service and funeral. after twelve years of negotiations the world trade organization held its first global trade agreement. and if so was not in berlin where the european film
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